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Saudi Aramco supports Women in Leadership forum

RIYADH, March 19, 2018

Saudi Aramco participated as a lead sponsor in the Women in Leadership Economic Forum titled “Let’s Talk About Tomorrow,” which opened today (March 19) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

The forum brings together up to 1,000 business leaders, entrepreneurs, diversity champions and policy-makers from across the kingdom to advance women in leadership and address the challenges facing Saudi Arabia, said a statement.

The event will conclude tomorrow (March 20).

At the forum’s opening session, Yaser Mufti, Saudi Aramco vice president of strategy and market analysis, said: “We have a long history in female recruitment and more importantly their empowerment and development in the energy sector.”

“Our company continues these efforts to foster diversity and to increase female participation in the national economy,” he said.

Mufti added: “In our company, women have always proved themselves, assumed senior leadership positions, enjoyed equal opportunities in various fields, and they continue to unleash their full potential constantly.”

Saudi Aramco’s participation at the event included Lamah Al-Khayyal, head of Women Development and Diversity Division; Einas Ashgar, chief operating officer of Waed Entrepreneurship Center; in addition to Colin Sloman, director of management and professional development.

The Women Development and Diversity Division in Saudi Aramco, along with a number of females from other subsidiaries, have participated in a number of panel discussions in addition to a workshop titled “Courage to create tomorrow.

The forum tackled several topics, including economic empowerment, Saudization, diversity and inclusion, innovation and entrepreneurship, it stated. – TradeArabia News Service

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